Here you will find the latest updates and news from FAAM

Susannah Rastall

Colleagues will be sorry to learn of the recent death of Susannah Rastall, Administrator at the Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM). Alan Woolley, Head of FAAM, has provided the following tribute:  "Susannah worked as a University of Leeds...

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FAAM Detachment to Kiruna – ACAO

With regret, we have to inform everyone concerned with the ACAO detachment to Kiruna, scheduled to start on 16 March, that this will be postponed for the foreseeable future due to the Coronavirus outbreak. This will of course be a great disappointment to many...

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Invitation to join the FAAM Science Strategy Committee

The FAAM Airborne Laboratory is a major UK platform that provides in-situ and remotely sensed observational data about the atmosphere.  The FAAM Science Strategy Committee is a key element of the management of the FAAM facility, providing leadership, advising on...

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Time on the ground

This autumn we’ll be taking some time out on the ground for our annual maintenance checks, which involves a major strip-down of the aircraft to make sure it’s in excellent airworthy condition.   The FAAM team just finished a very busy period of operations...

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Navigation Upgrade

FAAM has commissioned a major navigation upgrade! To make sure the FAAM aircraft meets new standards and to expand its near-global reach, the aircraft’s navigation system is being completely replaced this winter in time for science flying early next year. More precise...

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